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Plano Police Fear Youth Group Leader Has More Abuse Victims

The City of Plano may have directed kids to an organization headed by a man now accused of child indecency.

CBS 11–11/08/2012

Members of the Boy Scouts salute during a flag raising. (credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Boy Scouts Of America Hosting Anti-Abuse Forum

Even as its past policies on sex-abuse prevention fuel controversy, the Boy Scouts of America is hosting an unprecedented closed-door symposium Thursday with other national youth organizations.

10/31/2012

Members of the Boy Scouts salute during a flag raising. (credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Release Of Abuse Files: New Challenge For Scouts

True to their motto, the Boys Scouts tried to be prepared. For months, they braced for the backlash sure to follow the court-ordered release of voluminous confidential files detailing decades of alleged sex abuse by Scout leaders.

10/22/2012

Members of the Boy Scouts salute during a flag raising. (credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Scout President: Mistakes Were Made In Confidential Files

The Boy Scouts of America have for decades have held private files on individuals who came under suspicion for all kinds of misconduct, including claims of sexual abuse.

10/15/2012

Members of the Boy Scouts salute during a flag raising. (credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Boy Scouts Release ‘Ineligible Volunteer’ List

The Boy Scouts of America say they knew of cases of abuse in their ranks, and now they’re turning over the information to law enforcement.

10/01/2012

Members of the Boy Scouts salute during a flag raising. (credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Boy Scouts To Review Internal Files On Abuse Allegations

The Irving-based Boy Scouts of America has announced that it is launching a review of files the organization compiled over more than four decades on suspected child sex abusers.

09/26/2012

Garland soccer coach Bernardo Mondragon-Guzman has been accused of sexually abusing a 10-year-old boy. (credit: Garland Police Department)

Soccer Coach May Have Sexually Abused More Kids

Garland police say there are more possible sexual assault victims in the Bernardo Mondragon- Guzman case.

09/20/2012

A Tarrant County jury found 65-year-old Charles Samuel Burgess II guilty of Continuous Sexual Abuse of Children and Indecency. He was sentenced to 99 years in prison with no possibility for parole. (credit: Tarrant Co. Sheriff's Office)

Arlington Man Guilty Of “Continuous Sexual Abuse of Children”

Last week a jury found a North Texas man guilty of Sexual Abuse of Children and Indecency. On Monday he learned his fate.

CBSDFW.COM–08/27/2012

Penn State Community Shaken By Sex Abuse Scandal

Penn State Scandal Prompts Preventative Education At TCU

The fallout from the Penn State child sex scandal has caused other universities to take action.

06/14/2012

US Kayla Harrison (white) fights with Ru

Olympic Hopeful ‘Enraged’ By Penn State Scandal

Olympic hopeful Kayla Harrison says she’s still enraged by the sexual abuse scandal that engulfed Penn State and resulted in the firing of longtime football coach Joe Paterno.

05/13/2012

A forensic scientist examines clothing for genetic material under an alternative light source in the Forensic Evidence section of a crime lab. (credit: Mario Villafuerte/Getty Images)

Texas Victims Hope For Justice Amid Rape Kit Backlog

Texas rape victims offer support to women fighting for the testing of hundreds of thousands of untested rape kits. According to some estimates, between 180,000 and 400,000 rape kits remain untested nationwide, despite DNA technology that can swiftly link rapists to crimes.

03/19/2012

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Woman Takes To YouTube To Talk About Sexual Abuse

At first glance it may look like many of the other videos posted on YouTube, but it’s definitely not. A Fort Worth woman is using the video sharing website to go public about a painful incident in her past.

02/29/2012

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